Matthew Huei Ming Ma

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Affiliation: National Taiwan University
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcomes from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Metropolitan Taipei: does an advanced life support service make a difference?
    Matthew Huei Ming Ma
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, No 7, Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 74:461-9. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of compression first or analyze first strategies in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: results from an Asian community
    Matthew Huei Ming Ma
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 83:806-12. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Validation of a novel severe acute respiratory syndrome scoring system
    Chan Ping Su
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Emerg Med 43:34-42. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Sequential symptomatic analysis in probable severe acute respiratory syndrome cases
    Shey Ying Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Emerg Med 43:27-33. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency medical services utilization during an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and the incidence of SARS-associated coronavirus infection among emergency medical technicians
    Patrick Chow In Ko
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acad Emerg Med 11:903-11. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Infections in the survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the first 7 days
    Min Shan Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, No 7 Chung Shan S Road, 100 Taipei, Taiwan
    Intensive Care Med 31:621-6. 2005
  7. doi request reprint A new way to analyze resuscitation quality by reviewing automatic external defibrillator data
    Lian Yu Lin
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 83:171-6. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Interactive video instruction improves the quality of dispatcher-assisted chest compression-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation in simulated cardiac arrests
    Chih Wei Yang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Crit Care Med 37:490-5. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Real-time tracheal ultrasonography for confirmation of endotracheal tube placement during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Hao Chang Chou
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei City, Taiwan Electronic address
    Resuscitation 84:1708-12. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Improving the rate of return of spontaneous circulation for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests with a formal, structured emergency resuscitation team
    Te I Weng
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, and National Taiwan University Medical College, No 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Resuscitation 60:137-42. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Outcomes from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Metropolitan Taipei: does an advanced life support service make a difference?
    Matthew Huei Ming Ma
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, No 7, Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 74:461-9. 2007
    ..There have been arguments for and against the benefits of advanced life support (ALS) over basic life support with defibrillator (BLS-D) for treating OHCA...
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of compression first or analyze first strategies in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: results from an Asian community
    Matthew Huei Ming Ma
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 83:806-12. 2012
    ..This study compared outcomes of OHCA treated by "compression first" (CF) versus "analyze first" (AF) strategies in an Asian community with low rates of shockable rhythms...
  3. ncbi request reprint Validation of a novel severe acute respiratory syndrome scoring system
    Chan Ping Su
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Emerg Med 43:34-42. 2004
    ..The objective of this study is to validate these scoring systems with a different set of patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sequential symptomatic analysis in probable severe acute respiratory syndrome cases
    Shey Ying Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Emerg Med 43:27-33. 2004
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  5. ncbi request reprint Emergency medical services utilization during an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and the incidence of SARS-associated coronavirus infection among emergency medical technicians
    Patrick Chow In Ko
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acad Emerg Med 11:903-11. 2004
    ..This was a study to evaluate the utilization of emergency medical services (EMS) systems during the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and to assess the incidence of infection among emergency medical technicians (EMTs)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Infections in the survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the first 7 days
    Min Shan Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, No 7 Chung Shan S Road, 100 Taipei, Taiwan
    Intensive Care Med 31:621-6. 2005
    ..To evaluate the incidence, risk factors, foci, isolated organisms, and outcomes of infections in the survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) within the first 7 days after resuscitation...
  7. doi request reprint A new way to analyze resuscitation quality by reviewing automatic external defibrillator data
    Lian Yu Lin
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 83:171-6. 2012
    ..We have developed an algorithm to automatically identify the quality of chest compressions from data retrieved from automatic external defibrillators (AEDs)...
  8. doi request reprint Interactive video instruction improves the quality of dispatcher-assisted chest compression-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation in simulated cardiac arrests
    Chih Wei Yang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Crit Care Med 37:490-5. 2009
    ..This study was conducted to assess the effect of adding interactive video communication to dispatch instruction on the quality of bystander chest compressions in simulated cardiac arrests...
  9. ncbi request reprint Real-time tracheal ultrasonography for confirmation of endotracheal tube placement during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Hao Chang Chou
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei City, Taiwan Electronic address
    Resuscitation 84:1708-12. 2013
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the accuracy of tracheal ultrasonography for assessing endotracheal tube position during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Improving the rate of return of spontaneous circulation for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests with a formal, structured emergency resuscitation team
    Te I Weng
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, and National Taiwan University Medical College, No 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Resuscitation 60:137-42. 2004
    ..To assess the impact of a formal, structured resuscitation team in the emergency department (ED) on the success rate of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients...
  11. pmc Obstacles delaying the prompt deployment of piston-type mechanical cardiopulmonary resuscitation devices during emergency department resuscitation: a video-recording and time-motion study
    Edward Pei Chuan Huang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 84:1208-13. 2013
    ..The quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is important to survival after cardiac arrest. Mechanical devices (MD) provide constant CPR, but their effectiveness may be affected by deployment timeliness...
  12. ncbi request reprint The demand for prehospital advanced life support and the appropriateness of dispatch in Taipei
    Tsung Chien Lu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 71:171-9. 2006
    ..The actual demand for ALS services in our communities was not clear. To ensure good use of expensive resources, it is important to evaluate the demand and appropriateness of ALS services before full-scale implementation takes place...
  13. ncbi request reprint Better adherence to the guidelines during cardiopulmonary resuscitation through the provision of audio-prompts
    Wen Chu Chiang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, No 7 Chung Shan S Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan, ROC
    Resuscitation 64:297-301. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the quality of prehospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation by reviewing automated external defibrillator records and survival for out-of-hospital witnessed arrests
    Patrick Chow In Ko
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, No 7, Chung Shan S Rd, Taipei 100, Taiwan, ROC
    Resuscitation 64:163-9. 2005
    ..In this study, we have used a new approach to evaluate prehospital CPR performance and the impact on outcome using data retrieved from the automatic external defibrillators (AED)...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of hydrocortisone on the outcome of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients: a pilot study
    Min Shan Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Am J Emerg Med 25:318-25. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to observe the effect of hydrocortisone on the outcome of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients...
  16. doi request reprint Circulating cell-free DNA levels correlate with postresuscitation survival rates in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients
    Chien Hua Huang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 83:213-8. 2012
    ..021 by log-rank test). In conclusion, the plasma cell-free DNA level increases during the early post-cardiac arrest phase and can be an early prognostic factor for OHCA patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of community-wide deployment of biphasic waveform automated external defibrillators on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Taipei
    Patrick Chow In Ko
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, 7 Chung San S Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan, ROC
    Resuscitation 63:167-74. 2004
    ..To determine the impact and outcome of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA) while using automated external defibrillators (AED) with biphasic waveforms and its effectiveness when using the Utstein Style community-wide in Taipei...
  18. ncbi request reprint Postresuscitation accelerated idioventricular rhythm: a potential prognostic factor for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors
    Min Shan Tsai
    National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, No 7 Chung Shan S Road, 100 Taipei, Taiwan
    Intensive Care Med 33:1628-32. 2007
    ..We examined the prognostic information that postresuscitation ECG rhythm can provide for predicting outcome in OHCA survivors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predictive model of diagnosing probable cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome in febrile patients with exposure risk
    Shey Ying Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Emerg Med 43:1-5. 2004
    ..The objective of this study is to identify the clinical risk factors of SARS and to develop a scoring system for early diagnosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of adding video communication to dispatch instructions on the quality of rescue breathing in simulated cardiac arrests--a randomized controlled study
    Chih Wei Yang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Medical Education, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 78:327-32. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to assess the impact of adding interactive video communication to dispatch instructions on the quality of rescue breathing in simulated cardiac arrests...
  21. ncbi request reprint Impact of diabetes on mortality among patients with community-acquired bacteremia
    Chu Lin Tsai
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, No 7, Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    J Infect 55:27-33. 2007
    ..To assess the impact of diabetes on 30-day mortality in patients with community-acquired bacteremia..
  22. ncbi request reprint Bacteremia in previously hospitalized patients: prolonged effect from previous hospitalization and risk factors for antimicrobial-resistant bacterial infections
    Shey Ying Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Emerg Med 51:639-46. 2008
    ..Our objectives are to determine the time from previous hospital discharge that affects subsequent antimicrobial susceptibility pattern and risk factors for antimicrobial-resistant infection in bacteremia in recently discharged patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of different advanced life support providers for victims of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests
    Zui Shen Yen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 105:1001-7. 2006
    ..emergency physicians (EPs), in a two-tiered emergency medical services (EMS) system...
  24. doi request reprint Ultrasonographic lung sliding sign in confirming proper endotracheal intubation during emergency intubation
    Shyh Shyong Sim
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei City, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 83:307-12. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess the accuracy and timeliness of ultrasound to confirm proper endotracheal intubation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prognostic relevance of plasma heart-type fatty acid binding protein after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Chien Hua Huang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Chim Acta 435:7-13. 2014
    ..The aim of the study is to investigate the prognostic relevance of H-FABP for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients in the early post-cardiac arrest period...
  26. doi request reprint EMS in Taiwan: past, present, and future
    Wen Chu Chiang
    National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 80:9-13. 2009
    ..An analysis of the strength, weakness, opportunity, and threats of the evolving EMS in Taiwan could be an example for other countries where the EMS is undergoing a similar process of development and optimisation...
  27. doi request reprint Occult Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in adult emergency department patients: rare but important
    Chia Ming Fu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 54:1536-44. 2012
    ..We sought to elaborate the epidemiology and outcomes of adult patients with occult Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia who were inadvertently discharged from the emergency department (ED) before positive blood culture results were obtained...
  28. doi request reprint Factors associated with use of emergency medical services in patients with acute stroke
    Nai Chuan Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Emerg Med 31:788-91. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the factors associated with use of emergency medical services (EMS) in patients with acute stroke...
  29. doi request reprint Detrended fluctuation analysis predicts successful defibrillation for out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest
    Lian Yu Lin
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 81:297-301. 2010
    ..It is very important to rapidly distinguish between early and late VF. We hypothesised that VF waveform analysis based on detrended fluctuation analysis (DFA) can help predict successful defibrillation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Postresuscitation myocardial dysfunction: correlated factors and prognostic implications
    Wei Tien Chang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Chung Shan South Road 7, 100, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    Intensive Care Med 33:88-95. 2007
    ..To evaluate the clinical factors correlated with postresuscitation myocardial dysfunction and the prognostic implication such dysfunction may have...
  31. doi request reprint Impact of liver cirrhosis on mortality in patients with community-acquired bacteremia
    Shey Ying Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 64:124-30. 2009
    ..In conclusion, in addition to the effects from other prognostic factors, liver cirrhosis has a significant impact on the mortality of patients with community-acquired bacteremia...
  32. doi request reprint Extracorporeal life support
    Chih Hung Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Curr Opin Crit Care 19:202-7. 2013
    ..Refractory cardiac arrest still has a grave prognosis under conventional cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). We present the recent studies in extracorporeal CPR (ECPR) for the treatment of refractory cardiac arrest...
  33. ncbi request reprint Use of automated external defibrillators in patients with traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Chih Hao Lin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 84:586-91. 2013
    ..Because out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCAs) due to a major trauma rarely present with shockable rhythms, the potential benefits of using automated external defibrillators (AEDs) at the scene of traumatic OHCAs have not been examined...
  34. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of retention of adult advanced life support knowledge and skills in healthcare providers
    Chih Wei Yang
    Department of Medical Education, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 83:1055-60. 2012
    ..This systematic review studies the retention of adult ALS knowledge and skills following completion of an ALS course in healthcare providers...
  35. ncbi request reprint What is the correct depth of chest compression for infants and children? A radiological study
    Pei Chieh Kao
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 124:49-55. 2009
    ..This study was conducted to assess the actual compression depths in infants and children when current guidelines are strictly followed...
  36. pmc Bystander-initiated CPR in an Asian metropolitan: does the socioeconomic status matter?
    Wen Chu Chiang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Graduate Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 85:53-8. 2014
    ..To determine the association of neighborhood socioeconomic status (SES) with bystander-initiated cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and patient outcomes of out of hospital cardiac arrests (OHCAs) in an Asian metropolitan area...
  37. doi request reprint Lack of compliance with basic infection control measures during cardiopulmonary resuscitation--are we ready for another epidemic?
    Wen Chu Chiang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 77:356-62. 2008
    ..This study aimed to evaluate compliance with standard precautions by analysis of the incidence and systems sources of such contaminations and by quantifying the use of personal protective equipment...
  38. ncbi request reprint Video-recording and time-motion analyses of manual versus mechanical cardiopulmonary resuscitation during ambulance transport
    Hui Chih Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 74:453-60. 2007
    ..Previous studies have identified sub-optimal CPR quality in the prehospital settings, but the causes leading to such deficiencies were not fully elucidated...
  39. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of emergency medical dispatch in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Taipei
    Matthew Huei Ming Ma
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, No 7, Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 73:236-45. 2007
    ..The overall performances of the dispatchers are imperative determinants of the emergency medical services dispatching system. There is little data on the cultural and language impacts on emergency medical dispatch...
  40. doi request reprint Who survives cardiac arrest in the intensive care units?
    Shih Heng Chang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital Yun Lin Branch, Douliou, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    J Crit Care 24:408-14. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the factors related to outcome regarding in-intensive care unit (ICU) cardiac arrest (IICA) in a university hospital...
  41. doi request reprint Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in maternal arrhythmic cardiogenic shock
    Shyh Shyong Sim
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, 100, Taiwan
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1012.e3-5. 2012
    ..ECMO was applied, and it facilitated successful radiofrequency ablation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Delayed orbital emphysema as the manifestation of isolated medial orbital wall fracture
    Tsung Chien Lu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Emerg Med 31:223-4. 2006
  43. doi request reprint Tracheal rapid ultrasound exam (T.R.U.E.) for confirming endotracheal tube placement during emergency intubation
    Hao Chang Chou
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 82:1279-84. 2011
    ..This study aimed to assess the diagnostic accuracy and timeliness of using tracheal ultrasound to examine endotracheal tube placement during emergency intubation...
  44. doi request reprint Unrecognized cervical spinal epidural abscess associated with metastatic Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteremia and liver abscess in nondiabetic patients
    Ming Ju Hsieh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 65:65-8. 2009
    ..Although rare, we should keep these types of cases in mind when making a diagnosis in patients with both liver abscess and complaint of neck pain...
  45. doi request reprint Comprehensive evaluation for quality of prehospital CPR
    Patrick Chow In Ko
    Resuscitation 78:98-9; author reply 99. 2008
  46. ncbi request reprint Facing an outbreak of highly transmissible disease: problems in emergency department response
    Shey Ying Chen
    Ann Emerg Med 44:93-5; author reply 95. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Machine and operator performance analysis of automated external defibrillator utilization
    Patrick Chow In Ko
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    J Formos Med Assoc 104:476-81. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to assess the performance of the AED machine in detecting ventricular fibrillation (VF) and ventricular tachycardia (VT) in the population, and to assess operator performance in its use...